Sunday Times Giving List 2019

The top 25 most giving and charitable millionaires in the United Kingdom.

RankName2019 wealth (million)Donations (million)Giving index (%)Beneficiaries

1 – Jonathan Ruffer – 151 – 317.5 – 210.23 – Community, arts, social, heritage

2 – Kenneth Townsley – 120 – 63.7 – 53.05 – Children, medical

3 – Sir Chris Hohn – 1,200 – 417.7 – 34.81 – Health, climate change, nutrition

4 – Lord Sainsbury* – 534 – 166.8 – 31.23 – Education, arts, humanitarian

5 – Dame Janet de Botton* – 200 – 53.8 – 26.88 – Education, arts, humanities, science, health

6 – Nicolai Tangen – 500 – 65.8 – 13.16 – Education, arts, cultural

7 – Alan Parker – 2,800 – 281.3 – 10.04 – Environment, human rights

8 – David Harding – 1,020 – 101.7 – 9.97 – Education, science

9 – Tony Travis* – 125 – 11.2 – 8.92 – Medical, health, community,overseas

10 – David and Heather Stevens – 212 – 18.6 – 8.76 – Overseas, environment, children

11 – Sir Michael Uren – 140 – 11.9 – 8.49 – Education, armed forces, medical

12 – Sir Elton John – 320 – 27.1 – 8.46 – HIV/Aids, medical, humanitarian, arts

13 – Paul Marshall – 590 – 44.0 – 7.46 – Children, education, rehabilitation

14 – Sir Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman – 3,000 – 213.2 – 7.11 – Education, arts, medical, humanitarian

15 – Lord Edmiston – 1,060 – 70.2 – 6.62 – Religious

16 – Sir Clive Cowdery – 137 – 8.5 – 6.20 – Social, education, research

17 – Sir Martin Laing* – 187 – 11.0 – 5.90 – Children, health, elderly, religion

18 – Elisabeth Murdoch – 156 – 8.9 – 5.72 – Art, education

19 – Henry Engelhardt and Diane Briere de l’Isle – 845 – 44.4 – 5.26 – Medical, children, education, Wales

20 – Joanne Rowling – 750 – 39.0 – 5.20 – Children, women, single parents, overseas

21 – John Stone – 180 – 9.2 – 5.11 – Overseas aid, disaster relief

22 – The Marquess of Bute – 148 – 7.2 – 4.90 – Mount Stuart and Bute Estates

23 – Sir Philip Hulme – 199 – 8.4 – 4.20 – Criminal justice, hospices, youth, social

24 – David Braben – 132 – 5.1 – 3.88 – Computer education

25 – Sir Martin Sorrell – 368 – 14.1 – 3.84 – Education, poverty relief, religious

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